BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Surrounding S end Okanagan Lake and W to Princeton
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°25'00''N, 120°00'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92H/8
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.:
82E/11 82E/12 82E/3 82E/4
82E/5 82E/6 92H/1 92H/10
92H/16 92H/2 92H/6 92H/7
92H/8 92H/9
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Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen 4 March 1966; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR 5, Sheet 3. Link to the regional district's own internet site through http://www.civicnet.gov.bc.ca/
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office